A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 193 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (120 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 17:35:04 / January 31, 2020 @ 5:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 580.63 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007l11. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007l11. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5831 West, latitude -19.2567 South, depth = 580.63 km. The temblor was detected at 05:35:04 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 193 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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